Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in The Beaver – an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life. Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can’t seem to get himself back on track…until a beaver hand puppet enters his life. –SXSW
The youngest of four children born to Evelyn “Brandy” Foster, Jodie Foster entered the world on November 19, 1962, under the name Alicia, but earned her “proper” name when her siblings insisted upon Jodie. A stage-mother supreme, Brandy Foster dragged her kids from one audition to another, securing work for son Buddy in the role of Ken Berry’s son on the popular sitcom Mayberry RFD. It was on Mayberry that Foster, already a professional thanks to her stint as the Coppertone girl (the little kid whose swimsuit was being pulled down by a dog on the ads for the suntan lotion), made her TV debut in a succession of minor roles. Buddy would become disenchanted with acting, but Jodie stayed at it, taking a mature, businesslike approach to the disciplines of line memorization and following directions that belied her years. Janet Waldo, a voice actress who worked on the 1970s cartoon series The Addams Family, would recall in later years that Foster, cast due to her… read more
I prefer my Ray Winstone as a floating head in bet365.com ads. Not as a crudely made CGI beaver at the end of Mel Gibson's hand. I also didn't enjoy it's use of Radiohead's "Exit Music For a Film" as I thought it was cuing the end of the movie. But then there was 20 more minutes. Stupid beaver.
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Stress, depression, anxiety, this is something that we all face, sometimes everyday. For some its what’s going on at home, others its everything that is going on at work, and sometimes its just life… read review